5th Annual Atlanta BBQ Festival at Atlantic Station

Tis the season to eat outdoors in Atlanta, at least for a few more weeks. And just in time the 5th Annual Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival plants down in Atlantic Station. The world of BBQ will be on display today and Saturday as participating teams serve up the many styles, cooking techniques and flavors in a 2-day celebration… Read more »

A Sick Day at Ripple

What’s a sick day like when you work for a results-only company? I can answer that. First, let me start out by mentioning how at other jobs getting sick often meant either coming into the office with a cold, or worrying whether a day of recovery would cost me some vacation time. And taking two… Read more »

Spotify Seeks New Investors

Spotify is a music-streaming service that boasts about 6 million paid subscribers and tens of millions of ad-funded free users in 28 different countries. And if you’re one of the few that’s yet to decide on a streaming platform or are feeling lackluster about the one you use, then it’s definitely worth a look. Unlike… Read more »

Losing Fat Versus Losing Weight

Most people in the US think they need to lose weight. But what they really need to lose is fat. Losing fat is the surest way to achieve what most folks really want, which is to look good in a bathing suit (or naked!). I promise this is about business, stick with me. Unfortunately, most… Read more »

Living in the Real World is Hard Work

Way to state the obvious, huh? Let me elaborate. Something I notice often these days, maybe because I have children of elementary school age who spend WAY too much time glued to a laptop or iPad screen, is the big difference between how quickly and easily things can be done and undone in the digital… Read more »

Macs vs. PCs in the Office

Gone are the days of strictly Mac and strictly PC workplaces. With more and more businesses utilizing a combination of machines running different operating systems, cross-platform networks really are everywhere. Now, it’s completely commonplace to see a MacBook Air sitting on the same desk as Windows-running tower at a startup. And larger companies sometimes have… Read more »

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Now Available

The reboot of the Windows 8 operating system has been made available as an Enterprise Preview. It contains a slew of new features and updates that Microsoft hopes will entice business owners into upgrading to the latest Windows OS company-wide. The full evaluation is available for both 32 and 64-bit systems, and can be downloaded HERE. This… Read more »